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Bruce Davidson, b.1933

Duffy Circus1967

Duffy Circus is a 1967 work by Bruce Davidson. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumSilver Gelatin print on fibre paper
Dimensions Unframed, 27.6 x 35.4 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2006
Item NumberIMMA.2185
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Bruce Davidson, Duffy Circus, 1967, Silver Gelatin print on fibre paper, Unframed, 27.6 x 35.4 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2006

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Bruce Davidson b.1933

American photographer Bruce Davidson attended Rochester Institute of Technology and Yale University. From 1957 he worked as a freelance photographer and joined Magnum Photos in 1958. Davidson gained recognition in the early 1960s for his documentation of the American civil rights movement. He received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1962, and had a solo show at MoMA, New York, the following year. Davidson’s work has been exhibited worldwide and included in a number of photographic publications.

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We would like to advise our visitors that our Main Reception area is closed for renovation from 22 April until mid-June.  A temporary reception is open on the ground floor next to the original main entrance. While we prepare to open our next exhibition Hilary Heron: A Retrospective on 24 May, there are two exhibitions to see Derry Film & Video Workshop and Self: Determination: Artists Commissions. IMMA’s gardens and café are open to the public.